The latest news on hepatitis
The hepatitis C antibody is detected in almost all people infected with hepatitis C.
Most people with an acute hepatitis C infection aren't treated.
Hepatitis B is transmitted through infected blood, unclean needles, or unprotected sex.
Viral hepatitis may develop without clinical signs or symptoms.
Both hepatitis B and D viruses are diagnosed by blood tests.
There is usually no need for treatment of an acute infection in adults.
It is important to take certain precautions to prevent the spread of this disease.
If you have hepatitis A, avoid alcohol until you are well.
When symptoms of viral hepatitis occur, they may vary with age and in severity.
Diagnosis of hepatitis A is largely dependent upon a comprehensive clinical history.